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Augmented reality is king of the jungle
Wed, 16/05/12 – 21:30 | No Comment
Augmented reality is king of the jungle

It’s always fun to see augmented reality installed in public places. Though I have yet to see one in person the resulting videos always make it look like I have missed out on something special. …

Wikitude Gaming SDK and Games
Wed, 16/05/12 – 21:16 | No Comment
Wikitude Gaming SDK and Games

When you think about augmented reality browsers, gaming is probably not something that springs immediately to mind. Sure other augmented reality browser platforms have dipped their toes in to gaming but these have mostly been …

Wikitude 7.0 Augmented Reality Browser
Sun, 6/05/12 – 12:18 | No Comment
Wikitude 7.0 Augmented Reality Browser

The award winning augmented reality browser; Wikitude has recently been completely refreshed and the shiny new version 7.0  is  available in the various app stores.
Wikitude if you haven’t used it before is an augmented reality …

Live Streaming From ARE
Sun, 6/05/12 – 10:55 | No Comment
Live Streaming From ARE

ARE is almost upon us, but if you are unable to make the Augmented Reality Event being held in the US later this week, fear not because the event will now be streamed .
For $99 …

Experience The Movies With Aurasma And Universal
Mon, 23/04/12 – 12:38 | One Comment
Experience The Movies With Aurasma And Universal

Universal Pictures and Aurasma have teamed up to create an amazing augmented reality experience that brings 3 of their most iconic characters to life.
With the Universal 100 application available free from the Apple App Store …

iOnRoad Augmented Reality Driving For Android
Mon, 23/04/12 – 11:23 | One Comment
iOnRoad Augmented Reality Driving For Android

The augmented reality Android application that helps you drive safer on the road.

How To Park An Anti-Gravity Racer
Wed, 28/03/12 – 13:23 | No Comment
How To Park An Anti-Gravity Racer

Cool viral video from Sony to promote the Wipeout 2048 game for the Playstation Vita.
The video shows how to reverse park an anti-gravity racer.   Not much room for the weekly shop but who cares I …

Angry Augmented Reality Birds
Wed, 28/03/12 – 12:35 | No Comment
Angry Augmented Reality Birds

Nokia team up with Rovio to use augmented reality to promote the launch of the new Nokia Lumia smartphone in Australia

Augmented Reality And The Print Industry
Wed, 28/03/12 – 11:58 | 2 Comments
Augmented Reality And The Print Industry

Try the Super Dude augmented reality experience for your mobile or desktop. Sappi are changing the print industry by embracing technology such as augmented reality.

Augmented Reality Glasses: The ultimate Christmas gadget?
Thu, 23/02/12 – 12:45 | 8 Comments
Augmented Reality Glasses: The ultimate Christmas gadget?

The New Times in the UK ran an interesting piece in their newspaper recently proclaiming that AR glasses will be here by the end of the year. Even better they went on to say that …

Has The Augmented Reality Bubble Burst?
Wed, 15/02/12 – 11:57 | 18 Comments
Has The Augmented Reality Bubble Burst?

Yesterday I read an interesting article on Wired where they issued an open letter to augmented reality. In their article they question where all the killer apps are and highlight the fact that AR is …

Augmented Reality – Welcome To The Matrix
Fri, 10/02/12 – 14:50 | One Comment
Augmented Reality – Welcome To The Matrix

This app probably isn’t exactly augmented reality but I have seen a lot of apps that claim to be AR for doing a lot less. If you’re a fan of the movie the Matrix, take …

All New Augmented Planet App
Fri, 10/02/12 – 12:43 | No Comment
All New Augmented Planet App

The Augmented Planet app disappeared from the app store last year, but the good news its back, big and better than ever.  The new app is a universal version for iPhone and iPad users and …

Augmented Reality Street Fighter
Mon, 6/02/12 – 16:27 | One Comment
Augmented Reality Street Fighter

Trawling though my inbox I came across this fun video sent to me by Young Lee.   It’s a pretty sweet viral video showing some hi-tech gangsters training courtesy of augmented realty.
If the Karate Kid had …

DroidAR Tools for Android
Mon, 6/02/12 – 15:17 | One Comment
DroidAR Tools for Android

I know I blog a lot about iOS and often neglect our Android readers, so it’s always good to hear from Android developers who ask ‘how about me’. Good stuff.
This morning I posted about the …

Developing Augmented Reality Applications is Obvious
Mon, 6/02/12 – 12:49 | No Comment
Developing Augmented Reality Applications is Obvious

After writing a book last year on developing content for augmented reality browsers using Layar, junaio and Wikitude, I’m pleased to say that I will shortly be starting a more ambitious book project focused on …

Augmented Reality – Traveller AR First Look
Mon, 30/01/12 – 18:30 | One Comment
Augmented Reality – Traveller AR First Look

When you load the Traveller AR game its clear to see where the inspiration has come from. The game is very Elite like, you start with a basic ship, travel between the numerous space stations located in the galaxy while trading cargo in an attempt to build up your money and to equip your ship.

Give your iPhone movies the FX treatment with AR
Wed, 28/12/11 – 19:36 | No Comment
Give your iPhone movies the FX treatment with AR

Unless you have access to a special effects studio, your iPhone movies will be a bit on the bland side. At this time of year its probably endless hours of aunty Doris sitting around the …

Zugara Interview: The Future of Shopping
Tue, 27/12/11 – 16:07 | 2 Comments
Zugara Interview: The Future of Shopping

Zugara are the leaders in augmented reality ecommerece, we take the time to catch-up with them and quiz them about their Webcam Social Shopper application and the future of AR shopping on the internet.

Augmented Reality at Munich Airport
Tue, 27/12/11 – 14:09 | No Comment
Augmented Reality at Munich Airport

2011 has been an interesting year for implementations of augmented reality that involve the unsuspecting public. While the Lynx girls remains my all time favourite it does seem kind of fitting that we have time …

Readers Choice Awards 2011 – Results
Wed, 21/12/11 – 9:00 | 4 Comments
Readers Choice Awards 2011 – Results

Every year at Augmented Planet we ask you, the augmented reality community to vote across a selection of categories related to augmented reality to find the best experiences of the year. Nominations for awards are …

Augmented Reality Tools Now Free From metaio
Thu, 8/12/11 – 18:07 | One Comment
Augmented Reality Tools Now Free From metaio

No doubt about it, everyone wants to capture the augmented reality developer and have them building applications using their tools. Even a casual search around Google will dig up a plethora of SDKs all demanding …